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Taste Test: Sugar vs. Artificial Sweetener

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste

Can your taste buds tell the difference?

7 Things You Didn't Know About Stevia

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

As you probably know from the very particular way you take your coffee, not all sweeteners are created equal. The market is booming with sugar substit...

Pepsi Launches 60-Calorie Soda With Controversial Ingredient

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business

Pepsi is trying to slim down with a new sweetener. On Wednesday, the soda and snack giant announced Pepsi True, its first mid-calorie soda since th...

New Vitaminwater Swaps Sugar For Stevia, Grosses Out Fans

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business

Vitaminwater fans are seething over recent changes to their beloved sports drink. Quietly last month, the company began swapping out some sugar in ...

PHOTOS: 12 Sweeteners You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

A century ago, sweets got their treacly punch from ingredients like honey, molasses or even table sugar. Today, a glance at the ingredients on the pac...

Coke Announces First Stevia-Sweetened Cola

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola announced on Wednesday plans to sell the company's first stevia-sweetened Coke product, Coca-Cola Life, in Argentina beginning this week. ...

How to Determine the Best Alternative Natural Sweetener

JJ Virgin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

I looked at the science behind four of these popular sweeteners to determine which ones you can safely incorporate into your diet and which ones need to go the way of those nasty artificial sweeteners.

Sugar Free Lemon Yogurt Mousse with Blueberries and Basil

Marisa Churchill | Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste
Marisa Churchill

Baking with sugar substitutes is a contentious topic. How do they work? What kind of results will you get? Does cheating really pay off when it comes to baking?

Rachel Tepper

Will The New 'Stevia' Sprite Really Be Healthier?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Last week's announcement that Coca-Cola would tweak its U.K. Sprite recipe to include stevia as an ingredient comes amid growing concern that sugary s...

Sprite Gets New Ingredient

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- It's about to get difficult finding a can of regular Sprite in the United Kingdom. Coca-Cola says it's replacing Sprite in the country wi...

Pepsi Adds Stevia

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- PepsiCo Inc. is launching a reduced-calorie soda in Australia that uses stevia, the first time the beverage maker is using the natural swe...

Sugar Substitute Round-Up: What You Can And Can't Cook With

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Things used to be simple. If we wanted something sweet, we turned to sugar, or honey or maple syrup. But now we've got options when it comes to sweetn...

Can Stevia Solve Our Obsession With Sweetness?

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

As obesity continues to top news stories and consumers become more conscious about the source of our food, these two ideas seem to be a marketing dream scenario: a miracle ingredient!

This Sweetener Is Far Worse Than High Fructose Corn Syrup

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Most agave "nectar" or agave "syrup" is nothing more than a laboratory-generated super-condensed fructose syrup, devoid of virtually all nutrient value.

PepsiCo CEO: Saint or Sinner When It Comes to Our Health?

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

A decade ago, getting food behemoths to even think about supporting healthier fare was a very tough task. Yet today we're seeing a new wave both in government and business toward "healthy living policies."

Detox for Fun and Profit

Val Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Val Brown

There was no way I was going to do two detoxes in a row, so I decided that in a very unscientific way I would do them simultaneously. This is not as unsound as it sounds.